Bourbon is a cultivar of Coffea Arabica, originated in Yemen. Orange Bourbon is a natural mutation of the Red Bourbon coffee tree. Its fruit turn into an orange color with brown spots when fully ripe. It is a tall variety susceptible to all known diseases as the Red Bourbon. Its cup attributes tend to be more citric and fruity.
Why do we grow Orange Bourbon?
Orange Bourbon is a very high quality coffee, with citric notes, thus making it an interesting profile to place on the table when offering to clients. Its orange fruit is uncommon in El Salvador, making it a rare and scarce variety, not only in the country but the world. Because of being so rare, pickers are not used to it, making it a very difficult variety to pick and process.
Production capacity: between 450-970 kilos per manzana.
Tree size: Tall.
Location: La Fany and San Cayetano.
Variety cup notes:
Aroma: Fruity, sweet, and floral.
Body: Medium to high body, very creamy mouthfeel.
Acidity: Citric, bright.
Flavor: Orange, sweet, mandarin.
Aftertaste: Caramel, honey, and sweet.
How do we process this variety?